On today’s episode, we get crucial updates from across the US and Canada. First, we hear from Dr. Karla Tait with the Unist’ot’en Camp protesting TransCanada’s Coastal GasLink pipeline and advocating for water and land justice for indigenous communities. Next, CV Vitolo-Haddad offers information about tomorrow’s counter-demonstration in protest of the Three Percenters’ open-carry rally at […]
What’s happening in local governance? For today’s episode, guest host Ron Luskin gets the updates from Alder Mike Verveer of the City of Madison Common Council. They cover a lot of ground, including the council’s recent meeting, Judge Doyle Square, liquor licenses on State Street, last year’s flooding events, and more.
For today’s episode, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow is joined in the studio by Jeff Spitzer-Resnick to discuss the Baraboo Nazi salute incident and what should be done about anti-Semitism in schools and the public square. With the input of many listener-callers, they also explore what it means to be an ally to the Jewish community and […]
The “First Step Act”, as the Federal Criminal Justice Reform bill is known, was passed by Congress and signed into law by the President at the end of 2018. While it looks at trying to reform sentences of prisoners in Federal custody, a vast majority incarcerated persons are housed in state facilities as a result […]
Janine Wedel, Professor of Social Anthropology at George Mason University, talks to Jan about her latest paper, “Dirty Populists“, which details how many populist elected leaders run against political corruption, but bring with them an even worse “swamp” of corruption.
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd kicks off her Meet the Candidates series in preparation for the spring primary election on Tuesday, February 19. On today’s episode, she speaks with two of Madison’s mayoral candidates, Satya Rhodes-Conway and Raj Shukla. They discuss topics important to the city’s future, including affordable housing, improved transit, racial equity, climate change, […]